January 19, 2021
January 8, 2021
Governor Newsom’s proposed budget is a critical step forward, but more work needs to be done to reflect our reality on the ground, as COVID-19 rampages through our communities.
January 7, 2021
Educators decry yesterday’s dangerous assault on the Capitol by a mob, instigated by a mentally unfit and corrupt president.
December 21, 2020
December 18, 2020
LOS ANGELES — With a priority on consistency and stability amid a surging pandemic, UTLA and LAUSD have agreed to extend the terms of the current Distance Learning sideletter agreement with some adjustments designed to support engagement with students and parents. A separate agreement was also reached that requires school nurses to physically provide services in the testing program and their assigned school sites, effective January 11.
December 17, 2020
In a move that reflects the desperation of teachers, nurses, healthcare, grocery and hotel employees, their influential unions are calling for a strict month-long Los Angeles County shutdown in January to control the raging COVID-19 pandemic, save lives and ultimately allow for a quicker reopening of schools and the economy.
December 16, 2020
LA Coalition Demands ‘Circuit Breaker’ to urgently suppress the spread of COVID-19 to save lives and support workers
LOS ANGELES — Yesterday, LA County reported 22,422 new COVID-19 cases, recording the highest daily COVID-19 infection count since the start of the pandemic. That is why a coalition of labor, health experts and community organizations is demanding that the LA County Board of Supervisors urgently enact a ‘circuit breaker’ — a strict 4-week lockdown in January to bring the virus under control.
December 14, 2020
On Monday, Dec. 14, LAUSD sent a memo that was sent to all Secondary School Teachers that was not bargained with UTLA. While UTLA always prioritizes putting students first and supports humane grading policies that consider the needs of the students and communities we serve, the timing — 4 days before the end of the semester and in the midst of bargaining a plan for the second semester — is problematic.